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"Reaper" Charged (2007)

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Director:
Writers:
Michele Fazekas (creator) &
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TV Series:
Original Air Date:
2 October 2007 (Season 1, Episode 2)
Plot:
After Sam wakes up one morning, he finds that everything he touches gives him an electric shock. Sam then consults Satan... See more » | Full synopsis »
User Reviews:
Episode two is far from shocking. See more (1 total) »

Cast

 (Episode Cast) (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)

Episode Crew
Directed by
Peter Lauer 
 
Writing credits
Michele Fazekas (creator) &
Tara Butters (creator)

Michele Fazekas (written by) &
Tara Butters (written by)

Produced by
David Babcock .... co-executive producer
Tara Butters .... executive producer
Michele Fazekas .... executive producer
Joseph Patrick Finn .... producer
Mark Gordon .... executive producer
Peter Lauer .... producer
Kevin Murphy .... consulting producer
Jason Parks .... associate producer
Thomas Schnauz .... co-producer
Deborah Spera .... executive producer
Tom Spezialy .... executive producer
Jeff Vlaming .... supervising producer (as Jeffrey Vlaming)
 
Original Music by
David Schwartz 
 
Cinematography by
Attila Szalay (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Christopher Cooke 
 
Casting by
John Papsidera 
 
Production Design by
Rachel O'Toole 
 
Art Direction by
Murray Gilmour 
 
Set Decoration by
Shane Vieau 
 
Costume Design by
Maya Mani 
 
Makeup Department
Dana Hamel .... department head makeup artist
Richard Kohlen .... department head hair stylist
Bill Terezakis .... special makeup effects
Charmaine Clark .... first assistant hair stylist (uncredited)
Cara Doell .... assistant hair stylist (uncredited)
Werner Pretorius .... special makeup effects technician (uncredited)
Carole Simcox .... day-check makeup artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Scottee Angel .... post-production supervisor
Chris Rudolph .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Richard Flower .... first assistant director
Shea Rowan .... second assistant director
Tarnya Cook .... third assistant director (uncredited)
Patricia Dyer Walden .... first assistant director: second unit (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Nick Dibley .... property master
Aaron Alexander .... props (uncredited)
Andy Amoroso .... assistant art director (uncredited)
Madeleine Grant .... art department coordinator (uncredited)
Sally Hudson .... lead graphic designer (uncredited)
Neil Westlake .... assistant graphic designer (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Michael Colomby .... re-recording mixer
Robb Navrides .... supervising sound editor
William Skinner .... production sound mixer (as Bill Skinner)
Jeremy Balko .... adr mixer (uncredited)
Jim Lacamel .... boom operator (uncredited)
Gary Megregian .... sound effects editor (uncredited)
Todd Murakami .... sound effects editor (uncredited)
Peter Pearson .... walla director (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
David Gauthier .... special effects coordinator (as Dave Gauthier)
Eric Vrba .... special effects technician
 
Visual Effects by
Victor Scalise .... visual effects supervisor
Brett Dowler .... visual effects producer (uncredited)
Jason Korber .... digital compositor (uncredited)
David Langtry .... visual effects coordinator: Zoic Studios (uncredited)
Mike Leeming .... visual effects editor (uncredited)
Brenda Li .... digital compositor (uncredited)
Henry Peng .... visual effects artist (uncredited)
Susan Stewart .... matte painter (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Scott Nicholson .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Mark Berlet .... director of photography: second unit
Mark Berlet .... gaffer
Christina Kasperczyk .... camera operator
Steve Sherlock .... key grip
Richard Wilson .... camera operator
Jeff Cassidy .... second assistant camera: "a" camera (uncredited)
Oliver Hajdu .... gaffer: second unit (uncredited)
Oliver Hajdu .... rigging gaffer (uncredited)
Lane Koch .... first assistant camera: "a" camera (uncredited)
Stephen G. Latta .... second assistant camera: "b" camera (uncredited)
Dave Patterson .... camera trainee (uncredited)
Randy Peterson .... first assistant camera: "b" camera (uncredited)
Rick Podd .... dolly grip: "b" camera (uncredited)
Jay 'Sully' Sullivan .... dolly grip: "a" camera (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Stuart Aikins .... casting: Canada
Sean Cossey .... casting: Canada
Sandra Couldwell .... extras casting
Jennifer Cram .... casting associate
Dylan Jury .... casting assistant (uncredited)
J.J. Ogilvy .... casting assistant (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Dave Jackson .... assistant editor
Kyle Cunningham .... executive sales assistant: Technicolor Creative Services Vancouver (uncredited)
Callie Miller .... post-production coordinator (uncredited)
 
Location Management
Vincent Dela Luna .... assistant location manager (uncredited)
Scott Firth .... location scout (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Jason Ryterband .... composer: additional music
David Schwartz .... theme by
Chris Tergesen .... music editor
Chris Tergesen .... music supervisor
Jason Ryterband .... music mixer (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Craig DiGregorio .... executive story editor
Yolonda Lawrence .... executive story editor
Wendy O'Neill .... production accountant
Kevin Smith .... consultant
Linda Strathdee .... script supervisor
Lynne Taylor .... production coordinator
Mike Aichholz .... accounting clerk (uncredited)
Tom Chen .... computer playback operator (uncredited)
Jennifer Giannone .... assistant accountant (uncredited)
Marlana Hope .... script coordinator (uncredited)
Victoria James .... product placement and clearance coordinator (uncredited)
Sean Meade .... key production assistant (uncredited)
Lawra Robertson .... assistant to producers (uncredited)
Allan J. Ross .... second assistant production coordinator (uncredited)
Ryan Steacy .... armorer (uncredited)
Campbell Watson .... assistant chef (uncredited)
Geoff White .... production assistant (uncredited)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Runtime:
Germany:40 min
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Did You Know?

Goofs:
Continuity: After Sam fixes the car, he picks it up and walks off, leaving the remote control on the table. Following this shot, he has the remote control anyway.See more »
Quotes:
Bert "Sock" Wysocki:I feel like a giant condom.See more »
Movie Connections:
References It's a Wonderful Life (1946)See more »
Soundtrack:
Come with meSee more »

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Episode two is far from shocking., 5 January 2013
Author: tyler-and-jack from Edinburgh.

Sam (Bret Harrison) wakes up one morning to find that he's getting electric shocks from almost everything he touches. This amuses 'Sock' (Tyler Labine) no end but it turns out that there's a reason for this fun with electricity. The devil (Ray Wise) needs Sam to capture another escaped soul and this time it's someone who likes to turn volts into jolts. As if that wasn't enough, Sam is once again prevented from spending some quality time with Andi (Missi Peregrym) when his boss (Donavon Stinson) puts him on nights.

The pattern was quickly established in the Pilot episode of Reaper so this episode does have a worrying feeling of over-familiarity already. However, that's not necessarily a bad thing when it all works so well. The supernatural element is thrilling and fun, the characters bounce off each other wonderfully and the comedy is easy and plentiful.

There's a little moral message incorporated about honesty being the best policy but, while that's okay, there's a lot more fun to be had just watching the devil be mischievous and push a shopping trolley into the path of a car.

Peter Lauer is the director this time but Michele Fazekas and Tara Butters remain the script writers and remain just as sharp and witty, as do all of the leading players - mainly Harrison, Labine and Wise.

Not as good as the Pilot episode but still a lot of fun, if this stays at this level for every episode then I'll be very pleased.

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